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Description: Richly illustrated edition of the reconstruction and description of the famous gardens of Plinius

AVAUX, Félibien DES.
Les Plans et les Descriptions de deux des plus belles maisons de campagne de Pline le consul. Avec des remarques sur tous ses bâtimens, et une dissertation touchant l'architecture antique & l'architecture gotique.



Amsterdam, Estienne Roger, 1706. Contemp. calf, spine ribbed and gilt. With 7 engraved plates, five folding, with plans and views of Plinius' houses and gardens. 112, (8) pp.

Richly illustrated edition of the reconstruction and description by Félibien des Avaux of the famous gardens of Plinius. The book gives the relevant passages from Plinius' letters in which he fully describes his gardens at Toscany and Laurentius in Tivoly with the French translation parallel in a second column. The author's comments are printed in Roman type over the whole page. The author completely reconstructed Plinius' gardens shown on the engraved plates of which one is large folding, size ca. 43 x 25 cm.

Good copy.
Springer p. 15, 114; not in Berlin Kat.
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